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What does Blane mean?

Blane Pronunciation of Blane [blane] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Blane) has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of Blane is "yellow". Blane is a version of Blain (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, yellow (gold).


Blane has 2 variants: Blaine and Blayne.

1 more relation via Blain: Blaney.

1 feminine form: Blaine.

Creative forms:
(male) Blabe, Blano, ..

(female) Blabe, Blate, ..

Middle name pairings:
Blane Leighton (B.L.), ..

How popular is Blane?

Blane is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#26267 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Blane entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #845 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blane name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blane outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Blain, Blaine (#648 a year ago) and Blayne (#1861) are the popular varying forms of Blane ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Blane was more pronounced a decade ago (usage of 0.04%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.03%, down 41.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blane, Blain, Blaine, Blayne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blane and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bake, Bale, Ban, Bane, Bank, Bayne, Beale, Benne, Berne, Bjarne, Black, Blade, Blair, Blaire, Blais, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blanco, Blase, Blayr, Blayre, Blayse, Blayze, Blaze, Boase, Boine, Boone, Borne, Boyne, Brae, Bran, Brand, Brann, Brant, Burne, Byrne, Chane, Crane, Dane, Deane, Delane, Doane, Duane, Dwane, Fane, Kane, Keane, Kline, Lane, Rane, Roane, Shane, Sloane, Thane, Vane and Zane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Blane.

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